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Developing Your Elevator Pitch

You are at a conference on the elevator going back to your room. The doors open and the venture capitalist who just announced he is looking for a dozen talented people gets on. You have 20 seconds to get him interested in talking with you.
Your summary of who you are and the value you offer is called the Elevator Pitch and is crucial to your establishing a competitive advantage in your job search. Here are some tips to develop yours.

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Why You Should Not Send a Follow-Up Letter

I have often been asked whether you should send a Follow-Up letter. This is a letter used after days/weeks have passed since an interview and you are waiting for a decision. The letter is designed to ask how the process is going and when a decision could be expected. The answer is simple – NEVER SEND A FOLLOW-UP LETTER! Here’s why.

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